Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cold Stone Soup – Foreign and Far Away: the New 2013 Anthology from Writers Abroad

   Here is an excellent idea for a Christmas (or any kind of) present: Writers Abroad publishes its fourth anthology today. Titled Foreign and Far Away, it is a selection of fiction, non-fiction and poetry written by expats (or former expats) … Continue reading

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Pomp Up The Volume – Scandinavia’s Modern Royals

Pomp Up The Royals is the first in a series of stories on Scandinavia. It looks at how Scandinavia’s royals have kept with the times in order to keep their heads on their shoulders, unlike others (think Marie Antoinette). Upcoming … Continue reading

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Six Stages of Being – Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, Franschhoek

No trip to Cape Town should be complete without a foray into the Cape winelands, specifically my favourite, Franschhoek. It’s worth spending a few days to fully appreciate this lovely village, first settled by French Huguenots in 1688. This is … Continue reading

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Malawi, Land of the Lake – Luxury Travel

The Spring issue of Luxury Travel magazine has our story on Robin Pope Safaris’ wonderful adventure, travelling up the Shire River in Malawi. You can read about The Land of the Lake here: Malawi Land of the Lake

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Underrated Books Project

Book blogger Rebecca of thebooker has compiled an interesting list under the title of “The Underrated Books Project” Here is Rebecca’s explanation: “There are some books that just don’t receive the credit they deserve; the kind that barely anyone talks … Continue reading

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